Cuphead and the Racist Spectre of Fleischer Animation

I see a game that’s haunted by ghosts; the specter of black culture, appropriated first by the minstrel set then by the Fleischers, Disney and others.

A purple clad figure with a dice for a head and a pencil thin moustache over top of a gambling board. This is a still from the game Cuphead.

Separate Invisibilities – An Excerpt from Unwinnable Monthly 92

Invisibility is impossible when you’re black.